This tour gets started at the tourist information office in Hopfgarten, right in the town centre.opfgarteH
Free parking: P2 parking lot in the town centre or P3 parking lot(Wasserfeld gravel parking site) situated by the road to Kelchsau.
Drive through the railway underpass and cross the river (Brixentaler Ache). Turn left right after the bridge and continue in the direction of Kelchsau. Now follow the road into the valley until you get to the village of Kelchsau. There the route takes you uphill for a bit, past rustic farmhouses before it leads you in a short downhill ride to Innerkelchsau. Right by the toll station turn left over the wooden bridge and head towards the Kurzer Grund valley (signposted). Stay on that road which leads you past a wonderful stud farm to the reservoir by the Niederkaseralm dairy. This dairy has been run by the same family for generations and is popular for its wonderful cheese and dairy products made according to traditional recipes.
From there you can continue your tour and drive on until the end of the valley where you find the inn Gasthof Wegscheid where you’ll be treated to delicious traditional dishes.
Take the same way back to your starting point.
Alternative: mountain bikers who are keen to master one more mountain stage there is the possibility to get to Kelchsau via Glantersberg which can be reached from Hopfgarten surmounting an altitude of 400 metres.
Kelchsau, Niederkaseralm, Wegscheid
- Mit dem Auto kommend, der B170 bis Hopfgarten im Brixental folgen. Radparkplätze stehen kostenlos beim "P3" Parkleitsystem zur Verfügung.
Mit der Bahn oder Bus kommend bei der Haltestelle "Hopfgarten Berglift" aussteigen.